This recipe is one of my go tos when I’m busy, stressed and don’t have much time to prep a dinner. Even though it’s such a simple recipe, the flavors are so delicious that you’ll think you’re eating restaurant quality food! Plus it only has 313 calories per serving!! So it definitely will fit in with your time and calorie allotment!
Garlic Lemon Rosemary Baked Chicken
1 bone in, skin on chicken breast
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper
1/4 cup chicken broth
5 garlic cloves
2 slices of lemon
2 teaspoons rosemary (fresh or dried)
1. Preheat the oven to 350.
2. Put the olive oil into a pan and heat to medium. Sprinkle the chicken breast with salt, pepper and 1 teaspoon rosemary. Cook skin side down first for 5 minutes then flip and cook the other side for another 5 minutes. In a baking dish, put the chicken broth, 5 garlic cloves, remainder 1 teaspoon rosemary and the juice of the lemon plus the actual lemon inside. Add the partially cooked chicken, skin side up and cover with tin foil.
3. Put in the oven for 35-40 minutes. Check the to see if the chicken is cooked all the way through. If it isn’t, put it in for another 5-10 minutes.
4. When the chicken is done, take it out and serve with 1/2 cup cooked wild rice!